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Pakistani cement dispatches contracted in 7MFY22

03 February 2022, Published under Cement News

According to the data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), total local and overseas cement dispatches declined by 16.6 per cent 3.95Mt in January 2022 against 4.73Mt dispatched during the same month of last year. The breakdown of data shows local cement dispatches by the industry during January 2022 were 3.4Mt compared to 4.04Mt in January 2021, showing a reduction of 15.9 per cent. However, exports saw a massive decline of 20.7 per cent as the volume fell from ...

Italy's production index gains 11% in 11M21

02 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy increased by eight per cent in October 2021 but slipped six per cent in November when compared with the base year of 2015, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. Compared with the previous year, this resulted in decreases of one and 11 per cent for October and November, respectively. Domestic output was complemented by imports, which advanced by 60 per cent YoY to 127,189t in October after a seven per cent drop to 108,072t in September. CIF prices...

Mixed trend in export and production observed in Pakistan

25 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement and clinker exports have reported mixed trends in the earlier part of FY2021-11. A local research house attributed the results to a drop in exports from the southern part of the country, leading to a subdued performance. Exports The Pakistan cement industry earned US$143.76m in export revenue by dispatching 3.921Mt of cement and clinker overseas in the 6MFY21-22 (July-December 2021), compared to US$142.92m from 4.325Mt of exports in the year-ago period. As a resu...

Vietnam cement sales slip in 2021 but exports surge

24 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Vietnam edged up by two per cent to 6,135,769t in December 2021, according to the Vietnamese cement association, VNCA. When compared with November 2021, the increase was 10 per cent. Of this total, VICEM sales remained stable YoY although MoM they saw a 13 per cent hike to 2,067,491t in December 2021. Affiliated companies reported a nine per cent drop YoY but an 11 per cent MoM rise to 1,353,278t while Vietnam’s other cement producers reported YoY and MoM increases in sales...

Iran's annual cement consumption falls by 5.4 per cent in FY2021

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Annual cement consumption in Iran reached 59.87Mt in FY2021, reflecting a YoY contraction of 5.4 per cent, according to the Iran Cement Association.   Consumption in December 2021 was reported at 5.03Mt, marginally ahead on a YoY basis by 0.6 per cent.   Domestic clinker and cement production volumes reached 5.67Mt and 5.38Mt in December, respectively. Meanwhile, the country's clinker and cement export volumes were recorded at 0.99Mt and 0.415Mt, respectively.  

Peruvian cement market grows 5% in December

18 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Peru’s cement market expanded by 4.7 per cent YoY in December 2021 to 1.275Mt when compared with the previous year’s December month, when consumption reached 1.218Mt, according to the country’s cement association Asocem. Cement production by Asocem members edged up four per cent from 1.077Mt in December 2020 to 1.122Mt in December 2021. They increased their dispatches by a similar figure to 1.093Mt in December 2021 from 1.052Mt. Dispatches from all Peruvian cement producers were also up fo...

Mediterranean trading trends

17 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement producers bordering the Mediterranean have seen a shift in trading trends over recent years due to a number of influencing factors. In this report, DGS Consultants explains how cement and clinker trade for the region has evolved over the last two years and, with an expected post-COVID recovery, presents key findings for tomorrow. By Sylvie Doutres, DSG Consultants, France An overview of the Mediterranean trading panorama with expectations for 2022. Pictured: Batiçim’s Batili...

Brazil's cement market expands 6% in 2021

17 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Brazilian cement sales totalled 4.8Mt in 2021, representing a 1.6 per cent increase YoY, according to SNIC, the national cement association. As a result, the industry closes 2021 with full-year domestic sales of 64.3Mt, up 6.4 per cent YoY. In addition, exports advanced 6.9 per cent to 31,000t in December 2021, resulting in a 52.4 per cent hike in full-year volumes to 416,000t. The continuity of construction and renovation through self-construction, real estate works and an incipient res...

Argentina’s cement demand advances 23% in 2021

14 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement marked expanded five per cent to 1,025,371t in December 2021 when compared with 976,945t in December 2020, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. However, when compared with the previous month, dispatches were down 10.2 per cent. In addition to supply the domestic market, producers exported 9354t of cement in December 2021, down from 16,837t in December 2020. There were no imports. Total domestic supply in December 2021 reached 1,034,726t, up 4.1 per cent...

Stagnant coal supply impacts Indonesian cement exports

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The constrained supply of coal in Indonesia has affected cement and clinker exports from the archipelago. While under normal supply conditions, there is sufficient coal for 21-30 days, in early December 2021 coal supply on average lasted 5-10 days, according to Widodo Santoso, chairman of the Indonesian cement association, ASI. As a result, some Indonesian cement producers, including PT Semen Indonesia, Semen Tonasa, Semen Padang and Semen Bosowa Maros, stopped allocating production for ex...